Jan. 30, 1989
Graduated from the Perm State Academy of Arts and Culture (2014). Holds diplomas from the 1st Vissarion Shebalin Competition in Omsk (2012), the 4th International Rachmaninov Music Competition in Saint Petersburg (2012), the 3rd International Pavel Lisitsian Competition in Vladikavkaz (2013), and the 1st Opera Without Borders Competition for Young Opera Singers in Krasnodar (2014). She received second prize at the 42nd Competition of Russian Music Schools Alumni in Saint Petersburg (2014) and first prize at the 9th International Rimsky-Korsakov Competition of Young Opera Singers in Tikhvin (2015). Since 2012 she has been a soloist for the Mariinsky Theatre Academy of Young Opera Singers.
Which people would you invite as guests to your dream dinner party?
It would be interesting to have dinner with Lawrence Brownlee. He is one of my favorites and a desired stage-partner! I think we would make a great duo!
What is your favorite meal?
Anything cooked by my dad - more precisely, my daddy's soup – “borch”!
Do you have a favorite motto or proverb that you live your life by?
“When patience ends, endurance begins!” “ Love the music in yourself, not yourself in the music”.
Which person or people inspire you the most?
If you were 80 years old, what advice would you give to young people today?
It depends on the degree of my adequacy in this age!
What would you like people to say about you?
If they only praise, I would react cautiously. If they only criticize, it mined, I had something to strive!
How do you overcome the stage fright? / What is your ritual before going on stage?
It's my little secret. Let it stay with me.
When you perform... who are you playing for?
For everyone who understands...
What job would you least like to do?
Any job which is boring and depressing.
What's the "most played" non-classical track on your phone?
Since my background is closely related to pop music and pop scene, I like to listen to different music. The most important thing is to reflect your mood! For example - Zucchero - Baila Morena! Driving, fresh and summery !
You are on a desert island and can bring only 3 items, what do you bring?
Ax, matches and brains!
What is your favorite noise/sound? What is the most annoying noise for you?
A lot! I can’t choose.
If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?
In St. Petersburg, Russia.
What is the first thing you think about when you hear the word Tchaikovsky?
"Unique in the world! Our pride, our heritage."
What is the first thing you think about when you hear the word competition?
"This may be my first performance of opera arias with orchestra!"